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Offers a brief history of the Comedie-Francaise, founded in 1680 by Louis XIV. Includes an interview with General Administrator Maurice Escande and points out that the repertoire consists of the complete works of Corneille, Racine, and Moliere, as well as modern playwrights. Actors Louis Seigwer and Georges Chambarat perform a scene from Moliere's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme. From the Ici la France series. French dialogue Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Comédie-Française, French language, Language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Les Miserables Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryAn excerpt from the 1935 feature film of the same title. Based on Victor Hugo's novel. Tells the story of a paroled convict, Jean Valjean, who dedicates his life to helping others. Describes his encounter with police inspector Javert, an encounter which reveals the difference between law and justice. Discusses the system of lighting in television and demonstrates some of the limitations... Topics: Feature Films-Excerpts, French literature., Authors, French.
This WWII newsreel contains two segments. The first, "France Flies Again" shows the hand-off of P-40 Warhawk aircraft to the Free French Air Force (French: Forces Aériennes Françaises Libres, FAFL), the air arm of the Free French Forces during the Second World War. The second segment shows the war in the Aleutians, including the assault on Attu and Kiska. This material was shot by Hollywood director John Ford and incorporated into the longer length film "Report from the... Topics: Air Force, French Air Force, Free French Air Force, Battle Of Attu, Aleutian Islands Campaign,...
Describes the life and work of François Villon. Provides practice in aural comprehension SummaryA French language film. Describes the double career of Francois Villon, poet and gangster. Selections of Villon's work, including 'BALLADS DES PENDUS' and 'LE GRAND TESTAMENT, ARE RECITED AND SUNG. POINTS OUT RECURRENT THEMES IN VILLON'S POETRY, SUCH AS THE BODY - SPIRIT CONFLICT. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Villon, François, 1431-1463, French language, Language, Language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Probably produced by the Canadian government as part of their outreach to French speaking citizens during WWII, this 1943-44 newsreel (a French version of an English original) features various segments. Predominately about supply, logistics and transportation, this film shows railroads, aircraft and trucks delivering war material to distant front lines in China, Europe, and Africa. At the 30 second mark, P-39 Airacobras are seen being turned over to the Russians. At the 1 minute mark, German... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, French, WWII, World War II, Schwienfurt, P-39
Shot by U.S. Army combat cameramen on the 25th of August, 1944, these amazing color films show the aftermath of the Liberation of Paris including the arrival of General Charles DeGaulle at the Arch of Triumph.The Liberation of Paris (also known as the Battle for Paris) was a military conflict that took place during World War II from 19 August 1944 until the German garrison surrendered the French capital on 25 August 1944. Paris had been ruled by Nazi Germany since the signing of the Second... Topics: Free French, Paris, Liberation of Paris, WWII, Germany, United States Army, 1944, combat camera,...
A French language teaching film. Presents a dramatization in which a boy and a girl tour a French workshop after their washing machine breaks down. Topics: French language -- Films for English speakers, French language.
Discusses the life and works of Emile Zola and his influence on events in his time. Provides practice in aural comprehension SummaryA French language film. Studies Zola's approach to literature and social problems. Explains the sc.entific implications in his novel series, Les RougonMacquart, and Zola's Defense of Captain Dreyfus, a Jew unjustly accused of treason. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zola, Émile, 1840-1902, French language, Literature, Language,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
This issue of the British "Act and Fact" newsreel series focuses on the Allied drive towards Paris in 1944. The Liberation of Paris (also known as the Battle for Paris) was a military conflict that took place during World War II from 19 August 1944 until the German garrison surrendered the French capital on 25 August 1944. Paris had been ruled by Nazi Germany since the signing of the Second Compiègne Armistice on 22 June 1940, after which the Wehrmacht occupied northern and western... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Liberation Of Paris, World War II, Charles De Gaulle, Winston...
Created in 1951, "Crusade in the Pacific" was an early television documentary that remains one of the most comprehensive looks at the Pacific Campaign on land, sea and air. In 24 separate 30 minute episodes, "Crusade" journals the War through tons and tons of basically uncensored stock footage, along with the timeless voice of Westbrook Van Voorhis. This episode of Crusade in the Pacific, "Shifting Tides in the Orient" examines the growth of independence movements... Topics: Crusade In The Pacific, Borneo, Australian Army, World War II, Chinese Civil War, Gandhi, Myanmar,...
"Modules 1-12 - Parlons Francais! (Video Essay) Correlation to Student Text on back cover" -- description from box. Topics: vhs, education, french, language Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Made during WWII in 1942, this profile of the Free French Navy begins with footage of a Frenchman escaping to England to join the fight against the Axis. The Free French Navy Headquarters in London is shown, along with sailor cadet training at sea aboard sailing vessels. The most unique vessel shown is at the 4 minute mark, where the submarine Sourcouf is shown, followed by various French destroyers, and British built Corvettes manned by Frenchmen at the 5:30 mark. Les Forces Navales... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Free French Naval Force, French Navy, World War II, Charles De Gaulle
An overview of French humour. Interviews Pierre Danino and Rene Lefevre; discusses satirical newspapers such as Le Canard Enchaine, cartoons, and the Chansonnieres; and shows examples of movie humor. From the Ici la France series. French dialogue Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, French wit and humor Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Discusses Degas' favorite subject, the ballet school. Touches on the effect on Degas of other action areas, but returns to the ballet. Contrasts the color, motion and form of the dance with Degas' oil paintings and soft pastels favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917, Painting, French Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Recommended for junior high through college and other adult groupsImages, Jean Serge Bourgain, Équipe Arcady; montage, Bella Brodsky; musique, Maurice Thiriet Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Monet, Claude, 1840-1926, Impressionism (Art), Art, French Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Shows scenes typifying Napoleon's rise to power, his governmental reforms in France, his conquests and the disintegration of the Grand Empire in a rising wave of European nationalism between 1796-1815 Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821, Revolution (France :... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Discusses the use of filmstrips in a fifth-grade class and presents ways in which the teacher can elaborate on and expland their usefulness. Suggested for French methods classes and general foreign language classes Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, French language, Series: Sight and Sound (1969), Students, Filmstrips Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Narrated by actor Alan Caillou, also known as Alan Samuel Lyle-Smythe M.B.E., "O Tahiti Tele" was created by the Tahiti Tourist Development Board in 1972. It shows the natural beauty of French Polynesia with its abundant beaches, fishing, paradisiacal vistas, unspoiled jungles, coconut plantations, and strong and beautiful people. As the film points out, the arrival of jet aircraft as a means to travel, forever changed Tahiti from a remote dream for most people, to a reality... Topics: Tahiti, French Polynesia, Mutiny On The Bounty, Papa'ete, James A. Michener, Glass Bottom Boat,...
In French, with English titlesDirector, Alain Resnais; writer, Marguerite Duras SummaryFeatures use of film techniques interweaving past and pres./i in the story of an affair between a Japanese architect and a French actress, years after the bombing of Hiroshima. Based on the novel by Marguerite Duras. Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Hiroshima Mon Amour, Educational Film, Foreign films, Motion pictures, French,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
This historic newsreel shows some interesting events in the 1940s including the attack on the French fleet by the British at Oran and the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. The 1940 Tacoma Narrows Bridge, the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, was a suspension bridge in the U.S. state of Washington that spanned the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula. It opened to traffic on July 1, 1940, and dramatically collapsed into Puget Sound on November 7 of the... Topics: Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Galloping Gertie, Operation Catapult, Newsreel, suspension bridge, French...
Created in the 1950s by the Monon Railroad and featuring the Purdue Glee Club and hosted by a "Hoosier", this vintage film shows the Monon Railroad at the height of its operations. The Monon Railroad, also known as the Chicago, Indianapolis, and Louisville Railway operated from 1897–1956, was an American railroad that operated almost entirely within the state of Indiana. The Monon was merged into the Louisville and Nashville Railroad in 1971, and much of the former Monon right of... Topics: Train, Chicago, French Lick, Railroad, Michigan City, Purdue Glee Club, RCA Dome, Monon Railroad,...
This 1962 episode of the TV show "The 20th Century" presents the story of the French involvement in Indochina and the devastating collapse at Dien Bien Phu.The program starts with a short history of the region, beginning with the French struggle to control its colonies in Indochina - Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos following WWII. Despite financial assistance from the United States, nationalist uprisings against French colonial rule began to take their toll. On May 7, 1954, the... Topics: Điện Biên Phủ, Vietnam, Walter Cronkite, Haiphong, Communism, Viet Cong, French Indochina,...
With teacher's guideIllustrates the unique characteristics of watercolor as a painting medium and the many ways in which it may be used from simple pan colors to a wide palette of tube colors. Emphasizes the importance of personal vision in the development of an individual style Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryPresents the wide rang. of technical and expressive possibilities inherent in watercolor painting. Shows the use of the... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Watercolor painting, Paintings, Children's art activities, French... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Illustrates the basic principle of weaving threads into cloth, and shows how very simple looms may be used creatively to produce a wide variety of effects. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Weaving, French language, Children's art activities, Spanish language,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Snack bar Castleberry Barbeque (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :37 Sound: Yes Color Description: A color film from Castleberry Barbeque persuading drive-in customers to go visit the snack bar for treats and of course a Castleberry Barbeque burger. It opens on a shot of a burger with text/logo, jazzy piano music and announcer. Shows how the meat is supposedly cooked, a kid eating a burger, popcorn, cup of soda, candy, French fries, zoom out of all items, and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, intermission, castleberry, barbeque, burger, meat,...